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  • Warandelaan 2, Prisma Building, room P 2.104

    5037 AB Tilburg


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1988 …2019
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Personal profile

Research interests

My research interests cover migration, the aging labor force, pension finance, public sector economics, population policies, the history of economic thought and economics of economics.

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  • Director of the Master of Education program, Economics and Management & Organisation (ULT) of Tilburg University, October 2012 ? June 2015.

  • Founder and managing editor, Me Judice, 2008- present.

  • Secretary of the Dutch Council of Economic Advisors of the House of Representatives (or Raad van Economisch Adviseurs, REA), The Hague, March 1, 2005 - January 1, 2008.

  • Senior research associate, SEOR - Erasmus Competition and Regulation Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2004 - 2007.
  • Senior Research Associate, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), The Hague, 1996 - 1999; and from October 2002 - present
  • Senior research associate, Research Center for Economic Policy (OCFEB), Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1994 - 2004.
  • Research fellow Tinbergen Institute, 1992 - 2007.
  • Senior staff member, Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR), 1999 - 2002
  • Senior staff member, Ministry of Economic Affairs, 1995 - 1996.
  • Post-doc researcher, Department of Mathematical Economics, Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1991 - 1994.




History of Economic Thought

The Making of Modern Macroeconomics

Current courses

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External positions

Editorial work (Stichting Me Judice)

1 Sep 20151 Mar 2018

Boardmember (Pierson Stichting)

1 Nov 2013 → …

Member (Wetenschappelijke Adviesraad TPEDigitaal)

1 Jan 2011 → …

senior research associate, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute

1 Oct 2002 → …

Research (Nidi)

1 Oct 2002 → …


  • Economics
  • Migrants
  • Mobility Of Labour
  • Public Economics
  • Pensions
  • Ageing
  • History Of Economic Thought
  • Policy

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Research Output 1988 2019

Do the Values of Economists Matter in the Art and Science of Economics?

van Dalen, H., 29 Jan 2019, Tilburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research, 41 p. (CentER Discussion Paper; vol. 2019-004).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paperOther research output

Economics of science
Personal values
Public interest

Values of Economists Matter in the Art and Science of Economics

van Dalen, H., 15 Mar 2019, In : Kyklos: International Review of Social Sciences. 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Economics of science
Art and Science
Personal values

Vertrouwen werkgever in zijn pensioenuitvoerder

van Dalen, H. & Henkens, K., 1 Jan 2019, In : Pensioen bestuur en management. 16, 1, p. 6-8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access

De demografische staat van Noord-Korea

van Dalen, H., 26 Jan 2018, In : Demos: Bulletin over Bevolking en Samenleving. 34, 1, p. 4-7 4 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
North Korea

De Kleine Keynes: Zijn Vooruitstrevende Visie Samengevat

van Dalen, H. & Koedijk, K., 20 Dec 2018, Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Business Contact. 80 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookProfessional

John Maynard Keynes
General Theory